On This Day

What Happened on February 2, 1996

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Ali Landry, 22, (Louisiana), crowned 45th Miss USA

Famous Deaths

Person of interestGene Kelly

Gene Kelly, American actor (An American in Paris, Going My Way) and dancer (Singin' in the Rain), dies of a stroke at 83

Actor and Dancer Gene Kelly
Actor and Dancer
Gene Kelly
  • Ray McIntire, American chemical engineer, dies at 77
  • Shamus Culhane, animator, dies at 87